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									                                       July 12, 2010

The Mayor and Common Council convened in open session in the Municipal Building at
215 Stiger Street, Hackettstown, New Jersey at 7:30 PM on Monday, July 12, 2010. The
meeting opened with a salute to the Flag.

Mayor Lavery announced that this meeting was being held in accordance with the Open
Public Meetings Act by:

       (1) posting a notice of said meeting on the bulletin board in the lobby of the
           Municipal Building;

       (2) causing a notice of said meeting to be sent to the Daily Record;

       (3) furnishing a notice of said meeting to anyone requesting it in accordance with
           the Open Public Meetings Act; and

       (4) filing notice of said meeting with the Town Clerk.

Roll Call Vote: Present – Mayor Lavery, Councilpersons Bristow, DiGiovanni, DiMaio,
                          Stout and Wallace

              Absent – Councilperson Sheldon

Mayor Lavery asked if anyone would like to speak from the public.

No one wished to speak at this time.

Motion was made (Wallace) and seconded (Stout) to approve the minutes of the regular
meeting held on June 28, 2010 as submitted.

Roll Call Vote: Yes – Bristow, DiGiovanni, DiMaio, Stout and Wallace

Motion was made (DiGiovanni) and seconded (Stout) to approve the minutes of the
executive session held on June 28, 2010 as submitted.

Roll Call Vote: Yes – Bristow, DiGiovanni, DiMaio, Stout and Wallace

Motion was made (Bristow) and seconded (Wallace) to adopt the following resolution:

                                        Resolution

WHEREAS, Mars Snackfood US LLC, buy letter of June 17, 2010, has requested the
release of the performance guarantees for the completion of site improvements associated
with the property known as Lot 1, Block 4, High Street; and

WHEREAS, the Town Engineer, Paul Sterbenz, has recommended the release of the
performance guarantees as outlined in his letter of July 6, 2010;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Common Council of the Town of
Hackettstown that the Developer’s request for the release of the guarantees is granted.
The existing guarantee in the amount of $106,567.92 consisting of a bond in the amount
of $95,911.13 and cash in the amount of $10,656.79 shall be released to the developer,
subject to the following conditions:

       1. Posting of a two year maintenance bond in the amount of $44,403.30 in a
          form satisfactory to Thomas K. Thorp.
       2. Payment of outstanding fees and assessments.
          Only after compliance with the above two conditions can the existing bond be
          returned and cash portion of the guarantees be returned.
                                July 12, 2010 (continued)

       3. This Resolution shall be null and void in the event the above conditions are
          not satisfied with in forty-five (45) days of the adoption of this Resolution by
          the Mayor and Common Council.
       4. Any unused escrows on deposit with the Planning Board may be returned
          upon confirmation that all invoices of the Town professionals have been paid
          or any adequate amount reserved to pay any unbilled Planning Board
          expenses.

Roll Call Vote: Yes – Bristow, DiGiovanni, DiMaio, Stout and Wallace

Motion was made (DiMaio) and seconded (DiGiovanni) to adopt the following
resolution:

WHEREAS, the Tax Collector of the Town of Hackettstown has been paid the amount
necessary to redeem with interest calculated in accordance with the New Jersey Statues
on property known on the Tax Map and in the Tax Duplicate as the following municipal
lien:

Block 87 Lot 7         311 Grand Avenue
Tax Sale Certificate #08-00039
Assessed to: Todaro, Carmine J.
               132 Mountain Avenue
               Ledgewood, NJ 07852

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED on this 12th day of July, 2010 that the Chief
Financial Officer is hereby authorized to issue a check for $25,909.02 to the lienholder:

               Crusader Lien Services
               115 West Avenue
               Suite 300
               Jenkintown, PA 19046

Roll Call Vote: Yes – Bristow, DiGiovanni, DiMaio, Stout and Wallace
Motion was made (DiMaio) and seconded (DiGiovanni) to adopt the following
resolution:

WHEREAS, the Tax Collector of the Town of Hackettstown has been paid the amount
necessary to redeem with interest calculated in accordance with the New Jersey Statues
on property known on the Tax Map and in the Tax Duplicate as the following municipal
lien:

Block 119.02, Lot 10         55 Saxton Drive
Tax Sale Certificate #09-00050
Assessed to: Mark D. Trucksess
               55 Saxton Drive
               Hackettstown, NJ 07840

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED on this 12th day of July, 2010 that the Chief
Financial Officer is hereby authorized to issue a check for $26,283.47 plus $9,000
premium for a total of $35,283.47 to the lienholder:

               Lien Times, LLC
               Thomas L. Scala, Jr.
               230 Stephens Road
               West Milford, NJ 07480

Roll Call Vote: Yes – Bristow, DiGiovanni, DiMaio, Stout and Wallace

Motion was made (Wallace) and seconded (Stout) that the Ordinance entitled AN
ORDINANCE AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE OF THE
                                 July 12, 2010 (continued)

TOWN OF Hackettstown BY THE ADDITION OF SECTION 410-PLANNED MIX
USE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, be introduced and passed on first
reading and that a public hearing be held thereon and it be considered for final passage at
7:30 PM on August 9, 2010; the Town Clerk to publish the ordinance and Notice of
Hearing in the Daily Record, to post the ordinance and Notice of Hearing on the bulletin
board in the lobby of the Municipal Building, and to make copies of the ordinance
available to members of the general public who request such copies.

Roll Call Vote: Yes – Bristow, DiGiovanni, DiMaio, Stout and Wallace

Motion was made (DiGiovanni) and seconded (Stout) to award the purchase of a fire
truck to Pierce Manufacturing Inc. in the amount of $340,565.00.

Roll Call Vote: Yes – Bristow, DiGiovanni, DiMaio and Stout

            Abstain – Wallace

Motion was made (DiGiovanni) and seconded (DiMaio) to approve the purchase of a
Ford F350 from Ditschman/Flemington Ford, Flemington, NJ, Morris County Co-op
Contract #15c-5c, in the amount of $25,495.00 for the Fire Prevention Office.

Roll Call Vote: Yes – Bristow, DiGiovanni, DiMaio and Stout

            Abstain – Wallace

Motion was made (DiGiovanni) and seconded (Bristow) to approve Check Register #10-
12 in the amount of $1,868,979.87.

Roll Call Vote: Yes – Bristow, DiGiovanni, DiMaio Stout and Wallace

Motion was made (Wallace) and seconded (DiGiovanni) to approve the taxi driver’s
license application for Rafael Garcia.

Roll Call Vote: Yes – Bristow, DiGiovanni, DiMaio, Stout and Wallace

Motion was made (Wallace) and seconded (Stout) to approve Raffle License #906 for the
Hackettstown Booster Club to hold an off premise 50/50.

Roll Call Vote: Yes – Bristow, DiGiovanni, DiMaio, Stout and Wallace

Sergio Rojas presented an appeal to the Mayor and Council regarding the Mayor and
Council’s decision to deny his taxi cab driver’s application at a previous meeting.

Motion was made (DiGiovanni) and seconded (Bristow) to deny Sergio Rojas’s appeal
and that the previous denial of Mr. Rojas’s taxi driver’s license application is to remain in
effect.

Motion was made (DiMaio) and seconded (Stout) to adjourn this meeting at 8:01 PM.

Roll Call Vote: Yes – Bristow, DiGiovanni, DiMaio, Stout and Wallace

This is to certify that the                           This is to certify that all
ordinances and resolutions                            proper notices, postings and
contained herein have been                            filings required by the Open
approved by me in accordance                          Public Meetings Act (Chapter
with law.                                             231, P.L. 1975) were provided
                                                      for this meeting.

_________________________                             _____________________________
Michael B. Lavery, Mayor                              William Kuster, Jr., Town Clerk

								
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